Charles Brumby | Balch & Bingham

Charles S. Brumby

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  • University of Miami
    J.D., 2010, magna cum laude
  • University of Georgia
    B.A., English, 2007
Bar Admissions
  • Florida, 2010
About Charles
Charles has taken over 40 cases to trial, and he has been selected as a 'Rising Star' by Florida Super Lawyers since 2017.
  • What type of matters do you work on most often?

    I primarily represent financial institutions in litigation with consumers. This includes representing lenders as plaintiffs in collection of debts, and retail banks as defendants in lawsuits brought by their customers.

  • Which Courts or agencies do you most often appear before on behalf of your clients?
    I represent businesses in federal, bankruptcy and state courts throughout Florida. 
  • What previous experiences, prior to your work at Balch, influence your practice?

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  • Defended a transferee in a unique dispute regarding ownership of hundreds of thousands of dollars of funds from wire transfers.  Prevailed on summary judgment, on direct appeal, on entitlement to attorneys' fees, and on appeal of the order granting entitlement to attorneys' fees.  Gazarian v. Pino, 182 So. 3d 654 (Fla. 3d DCA 2015); Castiglioni v. Pino, 207 So. 3d 337 (Fla. 3d DCA 2016).
  • Represented creditor with unsatisfied judgments in excess of one million dollars against a business and individual. Prosecuted fraudulent transfer claims against insiders and other entities.
  • Defended a bank against a customer's allegation that the bank improperly froze his account and withdrew a significant amount of funds without his authorization. Obtained a dismissal with prejudice at the pleading stage. Intertech Trading Corp. v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., 17-21091-CIV, 2017 WL 7792705 (S.D. Fla. Aug. 28, 2017).   
  • Defended business in class action lawsuit brought by consumers for selling allegedly defective products. Obtained dismissal at the pleading stage.  Koski v. Carrier Corp., CV16-25372-CIV, 2017 WL 9324356 (S.D. Fla. Aug. 18, 2017).
  • Represented a bank in a federal lawsuit brought by its customers that alleged that funds in excess of $150,000 were allegedly wired from their account without authorization.  
  • Defended a developer and its affiliates in a series of lawsuits brought by purchasers arising out of unsuccessful real estate transactions. 
  • Brought lawsuit on behalf of a broker against an international real estate conglomerate for refusing to pay a multi-million dollar commission as part of a large, multi-state transaction.  



    • University of Miami, J.D., 2010, magna cum laude
    • University of Georgia, B.A., English, 2007
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2013
    Bar Admissions
    • Florida, 2010
    Professional Affiliations
    • Florida Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
    Awards & Accolades
    • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2017 - present